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You can search the Encyclopedia of American Politics at the top of the home page. Ballotpedia is the digital encyclopedia of American politics and elections. Our goal is to inform people about politics by providing accurate and objective information about politics at all levels of government. We are firmly committed to neutrality in our content. As a nonprofit, our mission is to educate. We're here for you when: You're considering a run for office; You're making decisions about how you'll vote in an election; You need the latest political news and analysis from a reliable, nonpartisan source.
Carl Azuz is the anchor of CNN 10, a 10-minute digital news show that explains global news to a global audience.
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Science Translational Medicine
"Our nation, in numbers: Federal, state, and local data from over 70 governmental sources."
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UN Sustainable Development Goals
Transforming Our World: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
This Agenda is a plan of action for people, planet and prosperity. It also seeks to strengthen universal peace in larger freedom. We recognise that eradicating poverty in all its forms and dimensions, including extreme poverty, is the greatest global challenge and an indispensable requirement for sustainable development. Also available in [Arabic] [Chinese] [English] [French] [Russian] [Spanish]
Click image for a great introduction and overview of the Global Goals for Sustainable Development
Explore this Page to find out more about the efforts of the United Nations and its partners to build a better world with no one left behind. Follow The Sustainable Development Goals Report: 2019 for the progress being made to achieve the SDGs by 2020. Read the global agreement on climate change (the "Paris Agreement").
Use these Guides for websites and databases to use on specific issues (for example "water").
Databases to Use
Global Issues in Context Global Issues in Context offers international viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics, and current events. Featured are hundreds of continuously updated issue and country portals that bring together a variety of specially selected, highly relevant sources for analysis of these issues. Rich multimedia - including podcasts, video, and interactive graphs - enhance each portal. Use Browse Issues and Topics, Country Finder, Basic Search or Advanced Search to explore the database.
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